Babushkin Island

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Babushkin Island
Babushkin Island is located in Antarctica
Babushkin Island
Babushkin Island
Location in Antarctica
Location Oates Land, Antarctica
Coordinates 69°6′S 157°36′E / 69.100°S 157.600°E / -69.100; 157.600Coordinates: 69°6′S 157°36′E / 69.100°S 157.600°E / -69.100; 157.600
Administered under the Antarctic Treaty System
Population Uninhabited

Babushkin Island (69°6′S 157°36′E / 69.100°S 157.600°E / -69.100; 157.600) is a small island lying 10 kilometres (5.5 nmi) north of Archer Point and 9 kilometres (5 nmi) east of Matusevich Glacier Tongue, Oates Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (1958) and named for Mikhail Babushkin, a Soviet polar aviator lost in the Arctic.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Babushkin Island" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).